Sat. Nov 23rd, 2019

Behringer’s newest synth is a $150 clone of the classic Roland TB-303

Source: https://www.theverge.com/2019/11/8/20955772/behringer-td-3-synthesizer-announced-features-roland-tb-303

Behringer’s newest synth is a $150 clone of the classic Roland TB-303
Image: Behringer

Behringer has announced its newest synth, the TD-3, an analog bass line synthesizer that’s essentially a clone of Roland’s TB-303 from 1982. Although the company doesn’t directly mention the TB-303, it gives a heavy wink by saying the TD-3 features “authentic reproduction of original circuitry with matched transistors” and a “pure analog signal path based on lcegendary VCO, VCF and VCA designs.”

The all-analog instrument gives you a sawtooth and square waveform VCO, an arpeggiator, a 4-pole low-pass resonant filter, distortion circuity, and a 16-step sequencer with 7 tracks, each with 250 user patterns. There’s also the addition of a 16-voice poly chain, which lets you combine multiple synthesizers for up to 16 voice polyphony. So, it’s…

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Source: https://www.theverge.com/2019/11/8/20955772/behringer-td-3-synthesizer-announced-features-roland-tb-303

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